Buford Gary Pathorski

January 18, 1939 - June 30, 2023
Buford Gary Pathorski

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Buford G. Pathorski, age 84, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, passed away on June 30, 2023 at Park Health Center, St Clairsville, Ohio.

He was born on January 18, 1939 in Midway, Ohio, a son of the late Paul H. and Alverda (Pickering) Pathorski.

Buford dedicated his working years as a Truck Driver for Tri-State Asphalt and was a Veteran of the Army. He loved being outdoors, tending to his lawn, and cars.

He was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church and the FOE 2541 St. Clairsville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Betty Lou Donley, and Joyce Paulene (Johnny) Haught.

Surviving are his loving wife, Rosemary (Selva) Pathorski; daughter, Christine Pathorski; his niece, Susan Ellen (John) Black; and his nephew, Michael Haught.

Arrangements are entrusted by CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.

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  • July 10, 2023
    Barb Klecan says:
    My heart goes out to the family of Buff. I know he will be sadly missed. Prayers and love for Rosemary and Christine.

  • July 05, 2023
    Mark Nicholes says:
    Buford was such a sweet man. I met him at Park Health. I truly enjoyed all of our conversations. They meant a lot. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this time of loss.

  • July 04, 2023
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Buford Gary Pathorski, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Buford Gary Pathorski, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • July 03, 2023
    Barb Emrismo says:
    Rosemary.....so sorry to hear of Buford s passing....always enjoyed talking to you two whenever our paths met.....wenoved away fromSt C couple years ago but I keep up with the local news.......again, so sorry..prayers for you and your daughter at this very sad time.... Barb